Japanese Company Orders Veeco's New Ion Beam Etch System

Veeco Instruments Inc. of Plainview, New York USA, reported that a Japanese company ordered its new Lancer™ Ion Beam Etch (IBE) System. The system, which is set to ship later this year, will enable the development of magnetic sensors, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and advanced memory storage. Veeco says it engineered…

Akhan Semiconductor Issued Japanese Patent for Diamond Semiconductor Fabrication

Akhan Semiconductor of Chicago, Illinois USA, reported that the Japan Patent Office has awarded the company a patent covering a process for producing diamond semiconductor materials. Such diamond semiconductor materials can be utilized in aerospace, automotive, military, defense, telecommunications, and consumer electronics applications. The Japanese patent granted to Akhan, JP6195831…

Applied Optoelectronics Introduces 100Gbps per lamda PAM4 DML Lasers

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. based in Sugar Land, TX near Houston, reported that the company developed uncooled 100 Gigabits per second (Gbps) per lambda PAM4 directly modulated lasers (DMLs) for 400 Gbps optical transceivers. The low cost and low power consumption of transceivers based on DMLs compared to silicon-based solutions and…

XY Findables Employs Skyworks Front-End Modules for BLE

Skyworks Solutions, Inc. of Irvine, California USA, reported that its connectivity solutions enable next-generation tracking devices, a new and exciting Internet of Things application. Specifically, XY Findables, a maker of nearable technology has adopted Skyworks' high efficiency, front-end systems to increase battery life and almost double the range compared to…

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National Semiconductor Introduces LED Drivers for Handset Displays

Power management specialist, National Semiconductor Corporation, has introduced three inductor-less white LED drivers for display backlighting of mobile phones, PDAs, MP3 players, and portable gaming devices. The company said that the LM27951, LM27952, and LM27964 use no external inductors and therefore help reduce the size of LED lighting solutions. Additionally …

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Charge-pump-based Drivers Power up to Six LEDs in Parallel for Uniform Display Backlighting

Santa Clara, California USA– National Semiconductor Corporation, a leader in power management technology, introduced three new inductor-less white LED drivers for display backlighting in mobile phones, PDAs, portable gaming devices and MP3 media players. Using no external inductors, the LM27951, LM27952 and LM27964 significantly reduce the size of LED lighting …

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Optellent Launches Optimal BER Testing Solution

OptoBERT Delivers Simplicity, Ease of Use, and High Value San Jose, California USA- Optellent, a provider of high value test and measurement solutions for product development, manufacturing, and field installation, has introduced an optimal approach to Bit Error Rate (BER) testing with the compact, cost-efficient OptoBERT. Unlike expensive, full-fledged BERTs, …

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Veeco Introduces 5th Generation SPM Technology; New Systems Feature Easy-AFM and Faster Data Capture Capabilities

Woodbury, New York USA–Veeco Instruments Inc., a leading supplier of instrumentation to the research and nanoscience community, announced the launch of two new scanning probe microscope (SPM) products, the MultiMode(R) V SPM and the Dimension(R) V SPM for a broad range of research and industrial applications. Both products feature Veeco’s …

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Amberwave Announces Joint Research Agreement with Purdue University

AmberWave Systems Corporation and Purdue University Cooperate to Build Bemiconductor Devices on Advanced Semiconductor Materials Salem, New Hampshire USA–AmberWave Systems Corporation, the semiconductor industry’s leading developer of intellectual property relating to strained silicon and other advanced material technologies, today announced a cooperative agreement with Purdue University to jointly develop technologies …

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